Beginning SQL Server 2012 Administration

  • Authors
  • Rob Walters
  • Grant Fritchey

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Rob Walters, Grant Fritchey
    Pages 1-12
  3. Rob Walters, Grant Fritchey
    Pages 13-41
  4. Rob Walters, Grant Fritchey
    Pages 43-75
  5. Rob Walters, Grant Fritchey
    Pages 77-103
  6. Rob Walters, Grant Fritchey
    Pages 105-123
  7. Rob Walters, Grant Fritchey
    Pages 125-146
  8. Rob Walters, Grant Fritchey
    Pages 147-156
  9. Rob Walters, Grant Fritchey
    Pages 157-184
  10. Rob Walters, Grant Fritchey
    Pages 185-211
  11. Rob Walters, Grant Fritchey
    Pages 213-247
  12. Rob Walters, Grant Fritchey
    Pages 249-269
  13. Rob Walters, Grant Fritchey
    Pages 271-297
  14. Rob Walters, Grant Fritchey
    Pages 299-337
  15. Rob Walters, Grant Fritchey
    Pages 339-363
  16. Rob Walters, Grant Fritchey
    Pages 365-386
  17. Rob Walters, Grant Fritchey
    Pages 387-400
  18. Rob Walters, Grant Fritchey
    Pages 401-405
  19. Back Matter
    Pages 407-420

About this book

Introduction

Beginning SQL Server 2012 Administration provides the essential skills and knowledge needed to begin a successful career as an SQL Server database administrator. It’s an ideal book for those new to database administration, as well for those moving to SQL Server from other database brands such as Oracle and IBM DB2.

SQL Server is more than just a database. It's situated within a larger context that includes solutions for reporting, for integrating data from other systems, for business intelligence and analysis, and more. Beginning SQL Server 2012 Administration paints the big picture to help you understand SQL Server’s place in the grand scheme. Then you’ll move into the nuts and bolts of installing the product, learning the management tools at your disposal, creating your first database, and maintaining that database in an ongoing state of readiness.

Beginning SQL Server 2012 Administration goes beyond teaching just the core competencies of effective database administration. You will also learn the latest trends in SQL Server such as virtualizing and consolidating of servers, and using SQL Server in the cloud as a service. Administrators experienced on other platforms will find insight from comparisons of key features between SQL Server and other platforms. Beginning SQL Server 2012 Administration lays an excellent foundation for success as an SQL Server database administrator.

  • Provides the essentials of successful SQL Server administration
  • Covers the latest trends such as virtualization and cloud computing
  • Paints the big picture of Microsoft’s data platform

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